On today’s show I am going to talk about the cult comedy classic, “The Cannonball Run”. I start off talking about how much I enjoy driving and my first drive I took to the far end of New Jersey. Then I get to the film. I talk about the race that it is based upon, the writer, the author, the plot, cast, sequels, reception and much much more. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Movies, Eighties, Retro, Nostalgia, Retroist, 1980s, Film, Podcast
promo protagonizada por los luchadores mexicanos los villanos tercero y quinto, aunque también aparecen blue demon jr., casandro, los gallineros.se trata de un anuncio en pro del cariño a los animales realizada en colaboración con peta tv.perros favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
On this week's show we talk all about the Saturday morning carton classic, Dungeons and Dragons. I am joined this week by Vic Sage with a new "Why Should I Know this Person?" and Doug McCoy with a new "Also Ran"" favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Retroist, Nostalgia, Retro, Podcast, 1980s, TV, Saturday Morning, RPG, TSR, Dungeons and Dragons
Spook Shows enters the world of espionage! Not really, we're just visiting gentlemen spies and secret agent good guys! Taking a little break after this episode but we will be back April 2nd 2015. Support us by buying goodies at vancecapley.com donations are also accepted...in black brief cases with cool hidden cameras in the latches... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: spook show, 118, spies, secret agents, 007, 1960s, commercials, toys, trailers, clips, tv, film,...
Today’s show is all about Scooby Doo, Where are You? I start by talking about how I watcht the Show and then go into the history of the show, the actors who gave voice the legendary characters and touch briefly on the shows that were influenced by Scooby Doo. New talent this week! I would like to welcome metagirl to the crew. She is presenting the top 5 list this week and we are very pleased to have her aboard. The Retroist Podcast family keeps growing – we might need to build some new... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Today’s show is all the 80s cultural phenomenon, Miami Vice. I talk about the genesis of the show, its characters and actors, the music and of course the movie of the same name. This week metagirl is back again with her Top 5 Miami Vice Guest Stars and Jonathan calls in to discuss his feelings on Miami Vice fashions. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
This week we talk all about the sword and sorcery cartoon Thundarr the Barbarian. We talk about the making of the show, its cast, plot, characters and its legacy. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
This is the 2nd show I have done on the computer. I accidentaly learned how to merge two clips together so I am using that technique for the first time in the show (especially the barrage edits). I welcome any comments, requests and suggestions. firstname.lastname@example.org Check out show #7 here http://www.archive.org/details/CountrockulasTheaterForTheInsaneShow7 Show #9 The halloween episode http://www.archive.org/details/CountrockulasTheaterForTheInsaneHalloweenEpisode9 favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: rockula, count rockula, countrockula, rockula productions, experimental, mashup, psychadelic,...
From IMDB:When the ancient continent of Mu sank beneath the ocean, some of its inhabitant survived in caverns beneath the sea. Cowboy singer Gene Autry stumbles upon the civilization, now buried beneath his own Radio Ranch. The Muranians have developed technology and weaponry such as television and ray guns. Their rich supply of radium draws unscrupulous speculators from the surface. The peaceful civilization of the Muranians is corrupted by the greed from above, and it becomes Autry's task to... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Musical, Sci-Fi, Western, Serial
A short feature from 1948 in colour. A bunch of Rascal-like kids solve a mystery in the mansion on the hill. Features George Zucco. This is one of many 1948 Hal Roach films that lapsed into the public domain when the comany fell into financial difficulties in the 1970s. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Hal Roach, Our Gang, Curly and His Gang, George Zucco, Old House Mystery, Colour, Short Features
Welcome back to the show inspired by the Hypnotic Eye, Theatre For the Insane, Reel Wild Cinema, SCTV, Night Flight, and many many more...Tonight, a chilling look back at Poe! the good and the bad...will Manfish be included? Probably not...enjoy tonight's special musical guest Al Barrett performing "Spook Show"...it's a trip...literally! And as always, trailers, clips, commercials, and much much more tonight on Spook Show!!We have so many cool things happening right now. Please visit... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: spook show, vance capley, edgar allan poe, black cat, raven, murders in the rue morgue, trailers,...
Episode 2 of Joe Riley's amazing cable access TV show "The Hypnotic Eye" Produced in the pre-youtube world of 1996,"The Multi-cultural Episode" features Mr. Eye and "Donny" taking you through an hour long pop culture journey featuring Ted Lyons , The Ramones, Tiny Tim, Lancelot Link and THE SHAT performing "Rocket Man"! *Posted by Rockulaproductions, producer of "Coutrockula's Theater for the Insane!" (also on archive.org) rockulaproductions.com favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: The Hypnotic Eye, Joe Riley, Elvira, Great Garloo, The Mysterions, The Archies, Ted Lyons and the...
Episode 5 of Joe Riley's amazing cable access TV show "The Hypnotic Eye" Produced in the pre-youtube world of 1997, this episode features Mr. Eye and M.C. Tiny Bob taking you through an hour long pop culture journey featuring Asylum for Shut Ins video psychotherapy, Gamera 2, a visit to the store "Giant Robot" *Posted by Rockulaproductions, producer of "Coutrockula's Theater for the Insane!" (also on archive.org) rockulaproductions.com favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: The Hypnotic Eye, Joe Rile, ,Cable Access, Dragon Arts Adult Theater, Kiss, Kiss Radio, Sonny...
This is very close to being a full news broadcast from WTVC Channel 9 in Chattanooga Tennessee, US. Complete with commercials. It appears to have been recorded using a VCR, and this is before the days of cable or sattelite television, thus the reception quality is poor. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Television News, Classic TV, News
The show inspired by Joe Riley and his Hypnotic Eye and Rockula and his Theatre for the Insane is back! This time Her Majesty's best secret agent, a real "Saint", lives and lets die as he is mashed up in a weird world with Mantan Moreland in King of the Zombies! Gadzooks! I've lost my mind! Enjoy the show! favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Bela Lugosi, boris karloff, king, of, the, zombies, live, and.let, die, roger, moore, sean,...
Countrockula's Theater for the Insane! is a peek inside the mind of someone who just can't stop changing the channel. It features all of my favorite film clips, music videos, classic commercials as well as my mind bending "barrage edits".DO NOT WATCH THIS SHOW IF YOU ARE EPILEPTIC! It will give you a seizure. Check out show 8 here http://www.archive.org/details/CountrockulasTheaterForTheInsaneShow8 favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: rockula, rockula productions, countrockula, count rockula, the hypnotic eye, great hugo, incredibly...
Inspired by Theatre for the Insane and Hypnotic Eye, Spook Show is back with our 23rd episode of madness. It's tea time fellas! Let's cross the pond and enjoy tonights show... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: clips, commercials, trailers, tv, movies, pop culture, hypnotic eye, theatre for the insane,...
Bela Lugosi plays the role of Mr. Kessler, a man haunted and disturbed by the death of his wife. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page. More information is also available from the Wikipedia article here. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: ghost, Bela Lugosi, 1940s
The beautiful Yvonne De Carlo rules as the notorious "Lola Montez" who was the mistress of the King of Prussia and caused a revolution when he gave her the crown jewels. She then escaped to the American West to the Arizona town of "Salome" where she danced favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Drama, Western
A live tv production of Frankenstein from the anthology series Tales of Tomorrow. Legend has it that Lon Chaney Jr. (playing the monster) was unaware that it wasn't a rehearsal, so rather than break up props as planned, he simply put them down. While he certainly does some odd things with the chairs and appears to ask a question to somebody off stage (at 12:04), he does break up some props, and certainly isn't the only one flubbing (or was 'elictricigate' a word in the day of Mary Shelley?)... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: frankenstein, horror, monster, scifi, live tv, television, tv, tales of tomorrow
After several locals are viciously murdered, a Louisiana sheriff (David Janssen) starts to suspect he may be dealing with a werewolf. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Based loosely on my unpopular "Compilation of Miscellaneous Footage" series of YouTube videos. This 3rd installment includes more classic TV clips, including an unusual and long clip which doesn't fit the expected preconception of 1950s TV. Plus clips from sitcoms, soaps, and 2 classic commercials! With footage from all 4 classic networks! favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Compilation of Classic TV Footage, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, TV, Television, Classic TV, Classic...
Television commercials for Winston cigarettes ("Winston Tastes Good Like a Cigarette Should") with characters from the Flintstones and sponsorship of television program. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews ) Topics: tobacco, cigarette, television, advertising
A bizarre flick from Mexico translated by K. Gordon Murray for children's matinees, in which Santa Claus is the envy of the CIA and avoids child labor laws by keeping his slaves in an orbital castle over the North Pole. Currently #44 on IMDB's Bottom 100 of worst films, beating out "Santa Claus Conquers the Martians" by a wide margin. From everything I've heard, it's PD in Mexico, too, so the GATT monster didn't get this one! favoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews ) Topics: Santa Claus, christmas
Häxan (Haxan) is a 1922 film, more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H%C3%A4xan Source for this video: http://www.publicdomaintorrents.com/nshowmovie.html?movieid=1022 video uploaded in .avi format For more information on public domain films, where to watch them, where to download them, and legal status info, visit http://www.publicdomainmotionpictures.com favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews ) Topic: Haxan Häxan horror witches witchcraft
Bela Lugosi uses hypnosis and voodoo to entrall a number of lovely young women so he can use their lifeforce to revive his wife, with assistance from George Zucco and John Carradine. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews ) Topics: horror, voodoo, Lugosi.feature films
Here is our thesis animation completed at RIT. It is the story of an impetuous Chinese monk who finds he has a thing or two to learn from an unlikely source. The animation is rendered in a brushpainted style reminiscient of old Te Wei films. Enjoy! favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 16 reviews ) Topics: praying, mantis, martial, arts, china, chinese, monk, brush, animation, patience
A plane flying to the Bahamas gets blown off course and crashes on the island of the mysterious Dr. Sangare. Jefferson Jackson (Mantan Moreland) tries to warn his fellow survivors that the island's haunted but they all soon learn there's more going on than they initially supposed... Find out more about this movie on its IMDB page. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 22 reviews ) Topics: zombies, voodoo, Mantan Moreland, horror, pdmovies
From IMDb: In the 21st century Ray Peterson, reporter for the Interplanetary News, is assigned to write a story aboard a space station. Tension mounts between Peterson and the station commander, who believes he is in the way, but has orders to leave him alone. Errant spaceship Alpha Two enters the solar system and its photon generators are radiating enough heat to destroy Earth as it approaches. It falls to Peterson to try to figure out a way to enter the spaceship, disarm the generators, and... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 16 reviews ) Topic: Sci-Fi
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is the first modern Horror Film and it influence a number of contemporary productions. A real classic! PLOT: A man named Francis relates a story about his best friend Alan and his fiancée Jane. Alan takes him to a fair where they meet Dr. Caligari, who exhibits a somnambulist, Cesare, that can predict the future. When Alan asks how long he has to live, Cesare says he has until dawn. The prophecy comes to pass, as Alan is murdered, and Cesare is a prime suspect.... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 28 reviews ) Topics: Silent, Fantasy, Horror, German Expressionism
Four robbers hold up an armored truck getting away with over a million dollars in cash. Joe Rolfe (John Payne), a down-on-his-luck flower delivery truck driver is accused of being involved and is beaten up by the local police. Released due to lack of evidence, Joe, following the clues to a Mexican resort, decides to look for the men who set him up and get revenge. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 24 reviews ) Topics: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery, pdmovies
D.O.A. (1950) is a film noir drama film directed by Rudolph Maté, considered a classic of the stylistic genre. The frantically-paced plot revolves around a doomed man's quest to find out who has poisoned him – and why – before he dies. The film begins with a scene called "perhaps one of cinema's most innovative opening sequences" by a BBC reviewer. The scene is a long, behind-the-back tracking sequence featuring Frank Bigelow (O'Brien) walking through a hallway into a police... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 54 reviews ) Topics: suspense, film noir, pdmovies
In this classic yet still creepy horror film, strangers hold up in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse and battle constant attacks from dead locals who have been brought back to life by mysterious radiation. Note: This item contains a user-contributed srt subtitle file. To use this file you must download an srt compatible player and point it at the correct video and srt files (google for srt subtitles). We include this file for advanced users who may wish to use it, however the Archive does not... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 104 reviews ) Topic: horror
Complex and disturbing anti-Japanese propaganda film produced to spur the sale of U.S. war bonds. CONTENT ADVISORY: Explicit racism and extreme violence. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 94 reviews ) Topics: World War II: Japan, Propaganda, World War II: Homefront